Online Surf Theoretical Course
It is the first theory and online surf school in Latin America in Spanish. Our goal is to provide advanced theoretical knowledge to perfect your surfing and become a more complete surfer, wherever you are.
It is the first course launched by the school, covering the initial level of theoretical support.
Important information: you will receive an e-mail with the intructions to get to the course after purchase.
Who is the course aimed at?
- Surfers who are starting in the sport.
- Intermediate or advanced surfers who wish to incorporate advanced theory and knowledge base support.
- Instructors or future instructors.
- Anyone interested in surfing.
It is the first Digital Surf Academy in Latin America. Our goal is to provide advanced theoretical knowledge, helping to perfect the students, making them a more complete surfer.
We will provide advanced theory in relation to the fundamental pillars of Surfing: from waves and the sea, through different types of point breaks to introducing into the knowledge of Shaping, rescue techniques, among complementary theory about nutrition, injury prevention and more. The course includes tests by modules, exams and certificate.
💻 Modality: Online course
🧘 Levels: All dificulty levels
🌐 Language: English
Module 1: Nature and conditions of the sea. Equipment.
In the first module, the student will learn about the history of Surfing, the meaning and purpose of the sport and the understanding with the sea and the natural conditions where it takes place.
Fundamental pillars of the first module:
- Surf as a life training.
- Nature and conditions of the sea.
- Surfcheck and the importance of interpreting the tides and sea.
Surfing. Nature and conditions of the sea.
1.1 | Surfing for us: Life training.
1.2 | History of surfing (brief review)
1.3 | Waves. What are they. Characteristics. Wave formation
1.4 | Tides. Currents. Winds. Characteristics. Training. Types of breakers.
1.5 | Coast Structure.
1.6 | SurfCheck. Forecast. Surfcheck at Beach.
Sub-Section: Equipment: Uses and Categories:
1.7 | Boards. Characteristics.
1.8 | Fins. Fins types.
1.9 | Accessories.
Module 2: Introduction to fundamental techniques.
In the second module, the student will begin to learn the technique and theory of the fundamental basic movements to start surfing. Paddle. Take Off. Drop.
Techniques. Structuring and categorization.
2.0 | Displacement Techniques. Lying down. Rest. Turn.
2.1 | Paddle: Theory and technique. Fundamental notions. Types of paddling. Speeds. Technical explanation. Keys. Common mistakes and how to correct them.
2.2 | Take off. Technical description and execution.
Dry Practice, Foams practice, Practice on the wave, Technique. Developing. Keys, Most common mistakes and how to correct them, Timing, video.
2.3 | Positioning. Directionality. Fundamental notions.
2.4 | Filtered: duck dive. Theory and technique. Fundamental notions, Keys, Most common mistakes and how to correct, them. Timing.
2.5 | Drop: Theory and technique. Fundamental notions. Keys. Most common mistakes and how to correct them. Timing. The importance of timing and understanding.
Module 3: Introduction to Gliding techniques. Advanced theory
In the third module, the student will be able to begin to incorporate knowledge about the first advanced level techniques. Fundamental notions. Keys to technical execution. Tips and recommendations. What are they for? At what time to execute them? How to execute them?
3.1 | Base Lip. General notions. Theory and technique. Fundamental notions. Execution. Most common mistakes and how to correct them. Exercises in water. Video.
3.2 | Generation of Speed in the wave. Trimming. Brake. Theory and technique. Fundamental notions. Execution keys. Most common mistakes and how to correct them. Exercises in water.
3.3 | Introduction to Bottom Turn: Theory and technique. Fundamental notions. Context. Execution keys. Back and Front. Most common mistakes and how to correct them. Exercises in water. Video
3.4 | Carving. General notions. Technical execution. Theory and technique. Fundamental notions. Context and transitions. Most common mistakes and how to correct them. Exercises in water. Video.
Module 4: Annex: First level complementary theory.
4.1 | Synchronization (Timing). Importance and concepts.
4.2 | Surfer's Food. Introduction and fundamental notions.
4.3 | Safety and First Aid.
4.4 | CPR maneuvers.
4.5 | The power of visualization. Mental Training.
4.6 | Physiological Aspects and Performance in Surfing.
Theoretical: the student will take a complete theoretical online exam.
Once the course is approved, a certificate of course and multiple benefits will be provided for the student.
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